Help in a crisis during Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

During this COVID-19 pandemic there may have to be changes in the way some of our services work. Please contact the service directly to check how services are being delivered and follow their advice.

If you need help in a crisis during Coronavirus pandemic outside office hours please contact your GP or visit NHS 111.

Only visit your local Emergency Department for serious life-threatening conditions that need immediate medical attention including persistent severe chest pain, loss of consciousness, acute confused state, severe blood loss, serious burns, suspected stroke.

Links and resources

All the information leaflets shown on this website for parents and communities about how to support children’s language development are available for free for Nottinghamshire’s Health and Nottinghamshire County Council staff.

Schools, private day nurseries and other interested parties can purchase them at a cheaper cost than self-printing and copying, with the optional addition of your own logos (copyright Nottinghamshire Healthcare) from Nottinghamshire County Council design and print. Email L4L@nottshc.nhs.uk or phone 07788 386264

Resources

Talking tips resources

Drop the dummy Christmas campaign

 

Drop the dummy at Easter

For further details/advice contact your local children's centre SLT or language lead.

Links

Communication Trust

The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists has produced a factsheet on understanding the links between communication and behaviour [pdf] 1MB.

The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists has produced an Early Years Factsheet.pdf [pdf] 931KB

Research

Teacher knowledge research study [pdf] 234KB - showing that knowledge of and training in early language development improves very young children's expressive language 

ESRC International Centre for Language and Communicative Development (LuCiD)

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